The University of Houston's theater department tackles Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners The Importance of Being Earnest, with Jonathan Gonzales in the director's seat. One of Wilde's most popular works, Earnest follows two young men in Victorian England as they find their way through complicated relationships with the girls of their dreams - and each other. 8 p.m. October 9, 10 and 14 through 17, 2 p.m. October 11 and 18. Quintero Theatre, 4800 Calhoun. For information, call 713-743-2929 or visit www.theatre.uh.edu. $10 to $20.
Fridays-Sundays. Starts: Oct. 9. Continues through Oct. 18, 2009